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Revenge of the Beefsteak Tomatoes is a video game for Atari consoles, programmed by John Russell, released in 1983 and manufactured by Fox Video Games, Inc. It was a single player action game.
It was made available for the Atari 2600, as well as the 800 and 400 models, and the Commodore VIC-20.
The tomatoes fire missiles at the player who controls the "tomato sprayer", which moves around the screen. By dodging the missiles, the player aims to shoot down bricks that move along the top of the screen. After successfully hitting the bricks, the player is able to build walls, which upon sealing will destroy the tomatoes and the tomato plants. Upon building the third wall, the level is completed and the player receives bonus points.
Points are awarded for destroying tomatoes and building walls, and range from 5 to 3000. There are eight levels of increasing difficulty, where several types of tomatoes are introduced incrementally as well as growing in size. There are also four separate types of user selected difficulty options that include changing the speed of the tomatoes and the number of sprayers available.